Michael Adams

by Andreas Andreou

Ambassador Adams

No, I haven’t become The British Ambassador to the US, but I was pleased and…

Catching Up

As I am still several tournaments behind, this post will bring things up to date.…

Team Chess

I made my first visit to Macedonia for the European Club Cup , it was…

Back to the Isle of Man

I had a hectic day prior to the tournament, playing a simul in the afternoon,…

Baku World Cup

The World Cup is often treated as a necessary step to enable a city to…

Back in Biel

Biel is certainly a pleasant place to be in the end of July, particularly during…

Gashimov Memorial

After Baden my schedule was not too busy, so a surprise last minute call up…

Perfect Ten for Baden Baden

The GRENKE Chess Classic began directly after the first February Bundesliga weekend, so after halving…

London Chess Classic

The London Classic switched formats again, one considerable upside was the new large open rapidplay…

Pokerstars Masters

After a flight from one of the smallest airports I have flown from, Cheltenham, I…

SOCAR Success

Venues for the EuroCup are often off the beaten track, so it was good to…

Tromso Medal!

Just after I booked my ticket for this event, the organisers threatened to cancel it;…

Blues Blast from the Past

As I have gotten somewhat behind with the website I thought I would write something…

Dortmund

I hadn’t played for a while before the event, but had done some prep at…

Telford Simul and Lecture

Francis Best and Michael Bukojemski did a fine job, creating a chess filled day beginning…

Hitching a Ride

I made my Bundesliga debut this season in the March weekend. My teammates had been…

Cave Dining

Gibraltar is always noteable for the special events put together during the tournament, a spectacular…

Castling Calamity at Classic

The London Classic began with some exhibition games: the Pro Am event in the morning…

Hoogoveen

Until Bilbao I don’t think I had played a 4 player double round event in…

European Team

The European Team Championship competition was held in a pleasant hotel in the centre of…